We are Taranui Charters in Tairua, Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand. Come aboard the MV Taranui and cruise the Coromandel East Coast and offshore islands. Whether it’s diving, fishing, or just a quiet sightseeing cruise, Jim Hope can guide you along some of the most picturesque coastline to be found in New Zealand.
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Flock Kitchen & Bar
Flock Kitchen & Bar on the Main Street of Tairua. Whether it’s for a bite to eat or a casual drink in the sun, we look forward to seeing everyone very soon! Flock is a little place for people to gather…
Blue Water Motel
The Blue Water Motel is one of the closest motels to Hot Water Beach and Cathedral Cove, offering guests clean and comfortable accommodation in the seaside town of Tairua. It is the perfect base for exploring the beautiful Coromandel Peninsula.
We have a range of self-contained units, a hot indoor spa pool, free WiFi, BBQ, kayaks and fishing rods. Perfectly located opposite the harbour beach and just a short 2 minute walk to shops and restaurants.
Johnny’s Tairua. Casual shouldn’t mean stale food options. Great taste is the name of the game, and we’re committed to stepping up to the plate. We are dedicated to providing fresh options for our customers in the sunny Coromandel, Tairua. Johnny Mason born and bred in Tairua started Johnny’s Tairua on the 31st Dec 2018. Johnny knew there was a demand for good quality burgers, pizzas and tacos in the Coromandel area so he created Johnny’s Tairua.
The Old Mill Cafe
The Old Mill Cafe. After moving to the Coromandel for the community feel and lifestyle this area offers, Nigel and Michelle fell in love with Tairua’s relaxed vibe and welcoming community. Since taking ownership of the Old Mill Cafe in early 2021, they’ve refreshed and renovated the cafe and its menu, combining fresh ideas with local feedback to create a vibrant casual dining experience. Nigel has been a chef for 34 years and is passionate about creating high-quality food and beverages. Michelle and her front of house team will take care of you while Nigel and the kitchen crew whip up your meal.
Tairua Shores Motel
Tairua is a Maori name which translates literally as tai: tides, rua: two. It is an excellent base to stay while exploring the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula , only 25-minute drive from Hot Water Beach or 35-minute drive from Cathedral Cove. From forest walks to water activities, Tairua is the perfect place to stop and relax. Tairua Shores Motel enjoys a harbourside location close to the Tairua Wharf, 2-minutes drive to the town center or a 10-minute walk along the waterfront overlooking Mt Paku and Tairua Harbour.
Tairua Shores MotelÂ has just been awarded the HotelsCombined Recognition of Excellence Award for 2020.
Tairua Beach Club
the mastermindgraeme riki Owner & chef From granny’s kitchen, where I first developed a love of cooking at my grandmother’s elbow, I went on to sharpen my skills at several award-winning Auckland restaurants – Prego on Ponsonby Road, and Vinnie’s on Jervois Rd – this was where I discovered I had an undeniable love for cooking.
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